Celebrating Excellence

Awards

Recognized

And Respected.

Recognized and respected as one of the most experienced and capable property management firms in the Washington metropolitan area. WC Smith manages over 10,000 rental, condominium, and cooperative units valued in excess of $1 billion.

15x

Award Winner

61

Award Won from 1996-2017

22 Years

Of recognized excellence

9

Individually awarded properties
2019 Awards
  • WC Smith Awards
    • Best Property

      High Rise Above 60 – Park Chelsea 1st Place, N Street Village 2nd Place

      High Rise 60 & Below – The Dupont 1st Place, Jasper Place 2nd Place

      Gardens Above 200 – Garden Village

      Association Property – Dumbarton Court  

    • Most Improved Performance

      High Rise – 2M

      Mid Rise – The Cortland

      Gardens Above 200 – Huntington Village

      Gardens 200 & Below – Pleasant Hills

    • Superior Performance

      High Rise – 2800 Woodley Road

      Mid Rise – The Cortland

      Gardens Above 200 – Ridgecrest Village

      Gardens 200 & Below – Pleasant Hills

2018 Awards
  • Winner of the 2018 District Sustainability Award – DOEE 
  • 2018 Leasing Profesional Award Winners – Property Management Association
    • First Place: NaTasha Frazier,2800 Woodley Road 

    • Second Place: Daniel Moss, The Collective DC 

    • Third Place: Sarah Glass, 2M Street 

  • Property Management Association Marketing and Advertising Excellence Awards
    • Event Lease Up Honorable Mention: Agora at The Collective/Splash Cycle

    • Event Lease Up Honorable Mention: Agora at The Collective/Cooking Demos

    • Single Property Campaign-Stabilized Community, Developed In-House: 2M Street/ What 2M Means 2Me

    • Single Property Campaign-Stabilized Community, Developed In-House Honorable Mention: The Collective/ Collectively We Thrive

    • Video-Stabilized Community, Developed In-House: 2M Street/ What 2M Means 2Me

    • Video-Stabilized Community, Developed In-House: The Collective DC/Summer Soiree

    • Video-Stabilized Community, Developed In-House: The Collective DC/Holiday Party Video

    • Video-Lease Up Community, Developed In-House: Agora at The Collective/Cooking Demonstrations

  • Delta Associates Awards for Excellence
    • Agora At The Collective: Best Lease Up Pace for A District of Columbia Apartment Community

  • Satisfacts 2018 Insite Property Awards
    • Agora at The Collective

    • Park Chelsea

  • J. Turner Research 2018 ORA Elite 1%
    • 2701 Connecticut
    • Brunswick House
    • 2800 Ontario Rd
    • Park Vista Apartments
    • Wakefield Hall
    • Twin Oaks Apartments
    • 2800 Woodley Road
  • Apartment Ratings 2018 Top Rated Award Winners
    • Chatham Courts
    • Twin Oaks
    • Wakefield Hall
    • Park Vista
    • 2800 Woodley Road
    • Frontenac Apartments
    • Agora at The Collective
    • Fairway Park
    • The Shawmut
    • Worthington Woods
    • Clarence House
    • Ridgecrest Court
  • WC Smith Awards
    • Best Property

      High Rise – 2 M Street 1st Place, Juniper Courts 2nd Place

      Mid-Rise-2801 Penn Ave 1st Place, 5600 Chillum Place 2nd Place

      Gardens Above 200 – Fairway Park & Manor Village Tied 1st Place, Ridgecrest Village 2nd Place

      Gardens Below 200 – Sheridan Station South 1st Place, Hillside Terrace 2nd Place  

    • Most Improved Performance

      High Rise – Penn View

      Mid Rise – Dahlia

      Garden Above 200 – Worthington Woods

      Garden Below 200 – Hillside Terrace

    • Superior Performance

      High Rise – Eddystone

      Mid Rise – 3101 Pennsylvania Avenue

      Garden Above 200 – Washington View

      Garden Below 200 – Colonnade

2017 Awards
  • HAND (Housing Association of Nonprofit Developers) – Housing Achievement Award (Large Affordable Housing Project)
    • Sheridan Station

  • Greater Washington Urban League – Whitney M Young Jr Community Development Award
    • Chris Smith

  • Apartment Ratings 2017 Top Rated Award Winners
    • Wakefield Hall

    • Twin Oaks

    • Chatham Courts

    • Bay State Apartments

    • Park Chelsea at The Collective

    • 2800 Woodley Road

    • Fairway Park Apartments

    • Worthington Woods

    • Shipley Park Apartments

  • Satisfacts 2017 Insite Property Award
    • Park Chelsea
  • WC Smith Awards
    • Best Property

      High Rise – Sheridan Station 1st Place, Chatham Courts 2nd Place

      Gardens Above 200 – Shipley Park 1st Place, Orchard Park 2nd Place

      Gardens Below 200 – Crescent Park Village 1st Place, Cambridge Square 2nd Place

    • Most Improved Performance

      High Rise – Sheridan Station

      Mid Rise – 2800 Ontario Road

      Garden Above 200 – Jetu

      Garden Below 200 – Alexander Gardens

    • Superior Performance

      High Rise – Sherry Hall

      Mid Rise – 2800 Ontario

      Garden Above 200 – Jetu

      Garden Below 200 – Woodberry Village

2016 Awards
  • Delta Associates – Best Lease-Up Pace
    • Park Chelsea

  • Washington Business Journal – Corporate Philanthropy Award
    • Charitable Giving

  • Urban Land Institute – Award for Excellence Finalist
    • Sheridan Station

  • ULI Washington – Trends Award
    • Sheridan Station

  • Multifamily Executive – Mixed-Income Award
    • Sheridan Station

  • Landscape Contractors Association – Grand Award for Commercial Maintenance
    • Canal Park

  • National Association of Landscape Professionals – Grand Award of Excellence
    • Canal Park

  • Delta Associates – Multifamily Leasing
    • Park Chelsea

  • City Year – Idealist of the Year
    • Chris Smith

  • Apartment Ratings 2016 Top Rated Award Winners
    • Twin Oaks
    • Eddystone
    • Chatham Courts
    • Dupont Apartments
    • Frontenac Apartments
    • Hampton Courts
    • Fairway Park Apartments
  • J. Turner Research 2016 ORA Elite 1%
    • Brunswick House

  • Satisfacts 2016 Insite Property Award
    • Park Chelsea

  • Property Management Association Marketing and Advertising Excellence Awards
    • Single Property Campaign: Park Chelsea at The Collective
    • Video-Lease Up: Park Chelsea at The Collective
    • Social Media Campaign-Lease Up: Park Chelsea at The Collective
  • Delta Associates Awards for Excellence
    • Park Chelsea At The Collective: Best Lease Up Pace for A District of Columbia Apartment Community

  • WC Smith Awards
    • Best Property

      High Rise – Calverton 1st Place, Sheridan Station 2nd Place

      Mid Rise-2800 Ontario Rd 1st Place, Jasper Place 2nd Place

      Gardens Above 200 – Fairway Park 1st Place, Skylands 2nd Place

      Gardens Below 200 – Sheridan Station South 1st Place, Woodberry Village 2nd Place

    • Most Improved Performance

      High Rise – Park Tanglewood

      Mid Rise – Pleasant Hills

      Garden Above 200 – Ridgecrest Village

      Garden Below 200 – Cambridge Square

    • Superior Performance

      High Rise – Norwood Apts

      Mid Rise – 3101 Pennsylvania Avenue

      Garden Above 200 – Jetu

      Garden Below 200 – Alexander Gardens

2015 Awards
  • Washington Business Journal
    • Corporate Philanthropy Award – Charitable Giving

  • Catholic Business Network
    • Partnership Award

  • Urban Land Institute
    • Open Space Award Finalist – Canal Park

  • Training Grounds
    • Corporate Angel Award

  • Washington Literacy Center
    • Champion for Workforce Development – Chris Smith

  • Satisfact
    • Community Satisfaction Award

  • Apartment Ratings 2015 Top Rated Award Winners
    • 2701 Connecticut Ave

    • Brunswick House

    • The Calverton

    • Skyland Apartments

    • 2800 Woodley Road

    • Chatham Courts

    • Eddystone

    • Hilltop House

    • The Norwood

    • Dupont Apartments

    • Crescent Park Village

    • Frontenac Apartments

    • Park Vista

    • Bay State Apartments

    • 2m Street

    • Fairway Park

    • Parkside

  • J. Turner Research 2015 ORA Elite 1%
    • Brunswick House

  • Satisfact 2015 Insite Property Awards
    • 2701 Connecticut Ave

    • Brunswick House

    • Eddystone

    • Park Vista

    • Dupont Apartments

    • Wakefield Hall

    • The Calverton

    • The Norwood

    • 2800 Woodley Road

    • Twin Oaks

    • Skyland Apartments

    • Shipley Park

    • Hampton Courts

    • Chatham Courts

    • The Shawmut

    • 2M Street

    • Sherry Hall

    • The Frontenac

  • WC Smith Awards
    • Best Property

      High Rise – 2800 Woodley Rd 1st Place, Calverton 2nd Place

      Mid Rise-2801 Penn. Ave 1st Place, 1401 Sheridan St. 2nd Place

      Gardens Above 200 – Garden Village 1st Place, Worthington Woods 2nd Place

      Gardens Below 200 – Crescent Park Village 1st Place, Hillside Terrace 2nd Place

    • Most Improved Performance

      High Rise – 2701 Connecticut Ave

      Mid Rise – 3101 Pennsylvania Ave

      Garden Above 200 – Worthington Woods

      Garden Below 200 – Fort Totten Apts.

    • Superior Performance

      High Rise – Park Tanglewood

      Mid Rise – Foreland Apts.

      Garden Above 200 – Jetu

      Garden Below 200 – New Horizon

2014 Awards
  • African-American Real Estate Professionals
    • DC Chapter Community and Economic Development Award

  • Washington Business Journal
    • Best Real Estate Deals – 2M

  • Washington Business Journal
    • Best Real Estate Deals – Fairway Park

  • Associated Builders and Contractors
    • Award of Excellence – Fairway Park

  • Associated Builders and Contractors
    • Award of Excellence – City Homes Condominiums (Sheridan Station)

  • National Association of Home Builders
    • Best Green Community – Sheridan Station

  • Apartment Ratings 2014 Top Rated Award Winners
    • Brunswick House

    • Norwood Apartments

    • Bay State Apartments

    • 2M Street

    • Twin Oaks

    • Skyland Apartments

    • Washington View

    • Fairway Park Apartments

    • Clarence House

    • Colonnade

  • Property Management Association Marketing and Advertising Excellence Awards
    • Public Website: WC Smith.com

    • Social Media Campaign: 2M Street
  • WC Smith Excellence Awards
    • Best Property

      High Rise – Sheridan Station 1st Place, Brunswick House 2nd Place

      Mid Rise-Jasper Place 1st Place, 1320 Mississippi Ave 2nd Place

      Gardens Above 200 – Skylands 1st Place, Orchard Park 2nd Place

      Gardens Below 200 – Colonnade 1st Place, Grandview 2nd Place

    • Most Improved Performance

      High Rise – Hampton Courts

      Mid Rise – Foreland Apartments

      Garden Above 200 – Jetu

      Garden Below 200 – Wilmington

    • Superior Performance

      High Rise – 2701 Connecticut

      Mid Rise – The Oaks

      Garden Above 200 – Jetu

      Garden Below 200 – Fort Totten

2013 Awards
  • Washington Business Journal – Best Multifamily Real Estate Deal – Sheridan Station
  • Washington Business Journal – Most Admired – CEO Chris Smith
  • Helping Hands – Humanitarian Award – Chris Smith
2012 Awards
  • Washington Business Journal – Best Community Impact Real Estate Deal – Canal Park
  • Washington Business Journal – Best Real Estate Deal of the Year – Canal Park
  • LISC – DC Community Development Trailblazer – Chris Smith
2011 Awards
  • United Black Fund – People’s Champion Award
  • DC Chamber – Chairman’s Choice Award – Chris Smith
2009 Awards
  • Building of America Network – Community Service Award – Tremont Grand
  • Delta Transwestern – Trendsetter of the Year – Chris Smith
2008 Awards
  • Washington Business Journal – Community Impact Award – Shops at Park Village
  • Washington Business Journal – Green Business Award
  • District of Columbia – Mayor’s Art Award – Chris Smith
  • Family Matters of Greater Washington – Mary Alice Stoddard Community Service Award – Chris Smith
2007 Awards
  • Maryland Historical Trust – Preservation Project Award – Tremont Grand
  • Ballou High School – Outstanding Contribution Award
  • Urban Land Institute – Award for Excellence – THEARC
  • Property Management Association – Alvin Sussman Award – Chris Smith
2006 Awards
  • DCBIA – Achievement Award – THEARC
  • NoVa AIA Chapter – Merit Award – Federal Gateway I
  • Baltimore Heritage – Historic Preservation Award – Tremont Grand
  • AIA Central Pennsylvania – Design Award – Tremont Grand
  • National Housing & Rehabilitation Assn – Award for Excellence – Tremont Grand
  • Washington Business Journal – Best Real Estate Deals – THEARC
  • Washingtonian Magazine – Washingtonian of the Year – Chris Smith
  • Levine School of Music – Paul Hume Award – Chris Smith
  • MPD CAC 7th District – Business Partnership Award – Chris Smith
2005 Awards
  • AOBA – Sydney Glassman Award – Chris Smith
  • Washington School for Girls – Outstanding and Dedicated Service – Chris Smith
2003 Awards
  • Greater Washington Urban League – Whitney M Young Jr Community Development Award – Chris Smith
2001 Awards
  • Urban Land Institute – Award for Excellence – Townhomes at Oxon
2000 Awards
  • YMCA – We Build Strong Communities Award – Chris Smith
1996 Awards
  • District of Columbia – Community Service Award – Chris Smith
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